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Ultraviolet Mini Lantern UV Fluorescent

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Product overview

• Battery powered UV lantern designed to illuminate invisible markings
• Ideal for use on items marked with UV ink such as money, driving licences and bank cards
• UV fluorescent bulb for an easy way to detect forgeries
• Lightweight making it suitable for carrying around

What can I use this UV lantern for?
The UV lantern can be used for the checking and verification of a variety of items. It will show up items with UV markings including those items that have been marked with security pens. This enables you to trace your items if anything were to go missing.

How portable is this item?
The lightweight design of this item makes it perfect to carry around and being battery powered means you won’t have to be close to a mains power sockets for you to use it.

Rated 2 out of 5 by from I bought this product some weeks ago and I have found it to be unsuitable for the actions required. I bought it for the black light/ultraviolet function which turned out to be too weak for the job. It also has a high battery use.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Useful item I bought this to help me with security market. Does the job.
Date published: 2017-02-04
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Lamp type Fluorescent
Power supply 4 x AA batteries
Dimensions 162 mm x 24 mm x 56 mm
Weight 89 g
Package contents
UV fluorescent lantern
1 x UV fluorescent bulb

What do you recommend for detecting phosphor paper and bands on stamps?

Asked by: tony
Unfortunately, I do not have any recommendations.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-11

Hi, Can you tell me if this product carries the CE mark, if so to which standard has it been tested?

Asked by: Steve
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-09-20

Can I install a normal flurescent light into this device? If so do you supply the correct tubes?

Asked by: Jack Black
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item, as this is not the manner for which it was designed to be used.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-08-15

can I use this in the kitchen to detect harmful bacteria on surfaces e.g like from raw chicken

Asked by: jpho
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item, as this is not the manner for which it was designed to be used.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-26

Does this detect counterfeit bank notes?

Asked by: Mike
It can be used to check this yes.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-04-08

Do you supply replacement tubes for this uv lantern, if so what is the cost?

Asked by: Valerie
We do have tubes for this unit, the cost is £6.49 and full details can be found at the following link;
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-02-02

Could you tell me what mm to mm light it omits for. Example 300mm to 330mm. Thanks

Asked by: E13nutter
This is a black light bulb and is classed as having a wavelength between 320–400nm
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-06-25

Could you please tell me the bulb's wattage?

Asked by: Poppyburner
4W Fluorescent UV Tube. Order Code: Part No: Wattage: Diameter: Length: Fitting: CR48C F4T5BLB 4W 15mm (5/8) 134mm (6) Miniature bi-pin (G5)
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2015-10-15
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